Year-end accounting for your company may mean a time of heavy workload and stress. New clients, preparing for tax season and covering employee vacations can leave your workplace in a bind. Learn how to better prepare for Q4 by following these three tips. Hire Temporary Workers You may want to hire temporary workers to fill… Read more »
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3 Questions to Ask During a Phone Interview
Phone interviews are one of the first steps in the process of finding the best candidates to fill your open positions. But how do you use your brief time on the phone to really gauge a candidate’s fit? Learn three questions to help your phone interviews be more effective for finding qualified workers. Ask Candidates… Read more »
When Should You Hold Out for a Better Accounting Hire?
With increasing pressure to fill open positions, you may be tempted to hire just anyone for your company. Learn how and why to be choosy when hiring new employees so you save time and money down the road. Pass If Lacking Job Skills Hiring the wrong worker costs way more time and money down the… Read more »
3 Red Flags to Watch Out for in Interviews
Hiring candidates to fill your company’s needs takes a large investment of time and money. Avoid making common recruiting mistakes by looking for these three red flags during your next interview. Candidate Plans on Leaving Check a candidate’s resume for suspicious work history, such as an inconsistent career path or gaps in employment. Past behavior… Read more »
When to Consider Relocating Accountant Candidates
Relocating accounting candidates is becoming more common now than ever, and for various reasons. But why would a company want to relocate accounting candidates? Consider these three reasons. After Exhausting Local Area When you encounter a shortage of skilled accountants in your area, it’s time to cast a wider net with your candidate search. Relocating… Read more »
What to Avoid in Job Offer Letters
A job offer letter starts the employment relationship off in a positive way. Learn some basics to include and to leave out the next time you extend a job offer to a candidate. Include These Details Describe the job and its responsibilities as clearly as possible. Keep your tone positive and direct. Let the candidate… Read more »
Should You Give Mid-Year Reviews?
Mid-year performance reviews help you make proactive assessments of your employees’ output. Learn how this helps you determine future production goals with each worker and increase your bottom line. Employment Decisions Giving mid-year reviews means providing meaningful feedback to help improve an employee’s work performance. You can discuss each worker’s progress toward goals and performance… Read more »
4 Summer Team Building Ideas in Colorado
Encouraging your employees to participate in team building activities raises your corporate and brand profile, engages and develops colleagues in creative ways, and prepares your company for leadership positions within your organization and the community. Here are four ways your employees can participate in team building this summer. Outdoor Event Get your team to volunteer… Read more »
Should You Hire an Over-Confident Accounting Candidate?
Although you want to hire confident workers, over-confident employees may cause conflict down the road. Likewise, hiring a candidate who lacks confidence will most likely result in underperformance on the job. Learn how to assess whether a candidate is too confident… or not “confident enough.” Conflict You want a candidate who discusses their accomplishments and… Read more »
Avoid Becoming a “Stepping Stone” Employer
Hiring and training new employees costs you time and money. The longer you can keep your top employees employed at your workplace, the less often you’ll have to face the high price of hiring. Learn how you can retain employees longer with these guidelines. Collaboration Hire workers with the right skills and culture fit, who… Read more »